If you are done with training and currently looking for an emergency medicine position at one of the country's leading institutions, please contact us! We are always looking for motivated physicians or advanced care providers to have on our team.
Below we describe what Emergency Medicine looks like and how you can join our team in Southern California regardless of the stage of medical training you are at!
Emergency Medicine Salary
One of the most common questions that you may have is how much do Emergency Medicine physicians make?
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group (LLUFMG) is a private, not-for-profit corporation, utilizing proprietary methodologies to formulate compensation plans individualized to each department and division based on a variety of factors.
Finding the Right Emergency Medicine Job for You
Finding the right Emergency Medicine job for you may sound like a daunting task. No worries, we get questions all of the time and here are the most helpful tips we have found when looking for Emergency Medicine Jobs.
- Start your Emergency Medicine Job Search early
- If you are completing emergency medicine training, make sure to start your job search 8-12 months before completing your training.
- Preferred locations, such as southern California, will have more competition
- Make Sure your Emergency Medicine Job is in the Right Setting
- Make Sure your Emergency Medicine Job is in the Right Culture
- Understand your Emergency Medicine Employment Contract
- Look for the right Emergency Medicine Job Benefits.
- Some places may have a higher salary but don’t give you any benefits! Check out our benefits page for examples.
Have more questions? Let us help you learn more about the best way to apply for an emergency medicine job by contacting us here.
How to Train in Emergency Medicine
Training to become an Emergency Medicine Physician will require completing medical school and post-graduate residency training in emergency medicine. Medical school is typically 4 years long and Residency training in Emergency Medicine can be 3 or 4 years long.
Emergency Medicine Resources
Here are some emergency medicine resources that you may find helpful.
Emergency Medicine Conferences and Societies:
- American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
- Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
- American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)
- Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine (CORD)
Emergency Medicine Fellowship Opportunities
Some people may choose to do a fellowship after their Emergency Medicine residency training.
Emergency Medicine offers a variety of fellowship or subspecialty training after residency.
You can click here to view all of the Emergency Medicine Fellowships at LLUH.
Below is a list of the most popular Emergency Medicine fellowship opportunities.
Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
This One-year Non-Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) fellowship is dedicated to learning emergency ultrasound. Most emergency ultrasound fellowship graduates will be ultrasound leaders in their departments. Learn more about our Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at Loma Linda University Health (LLUH)!
Critical Care Fellowship
This Two-year ACGME fellowship is dedicated to working in the intensive care units (ICU). This fellowship allows you to work in ICU’s of academic and community hospitals. There are two tracks you can choose from: the Medical ICU and Surgical ICU.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
This is a Two-year ACGME fellowship dedicated to mastering pediatric Emergency Medicine. Graduates often work in dedicated pediatric emergency medicine departments. In fact, LLUH has one of the most desired Emergency Pediatric Fellowships.
Medical Education Fellowship
Medical education fellowship is a one-year fellowship that covers a broad set of skills related to the education of students, residents, other fellows, and faculty. This typically includes curriculum development, learner assessment, program evaluation, educational research, learning how to give feedback, education and adult learning theory, simulation, and faculty development. Check out the Medical Education Fellowship at LLUH!
International (Global) Emergency Medicine Fellowship
International (Global) Emergency Medicine Fellowships are either one or two-year fellowships. Two-year fellowships often provide combined programs with Master of Public Health (MPH) programs.
As an International (Global) fellow you can expect to obtain skills in public health/epidemiology, tropical medicine clinical skills, global health research, cross-cultural education and emergency systems program development (among others). Check out the International (Global) Fellowship at LLUH!
This is a two-year ACGME fellowship dedicated to learning about the pre-hospital setting. Many graduates work as EMS directors after their fellowship.
This two-year ACGME fellowship is dedicated to mastering the prevention, evaluation, treatment, and monitoring of injury and illness from exposures to drugs, envenomations, chemicals, biological and radiological agents. Toxicology graduates typically work in clinical, academic, governmental and public health settings, including poison control centers and tertiary hospitals.
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine (UHM) Fellowship
This one-year fellowship involves the therapeutic use of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) to treat specific diseases. For examples, hyperbaric oxygen is used to treat diving emergencies, arterial gas emboli, radiation injuries, complex wounds, carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, deadly infections, ocular emergencies, and much more. The specialty of UHM includes treatment with hyperbaric oxygen but also the study of extreme environments, immersion effects, and marine life injuries. Many graduates will serve as HBO directors at hospitals.
Sports Medicine Fellowship
Sports medicine (SM) is a one-year fellowship and sports medicine physicians provide care for injuries sustained both on and off the athletic field.